Rosborough Partners actively supports many horticultural, educational and arts organizations in and around Chicago. Whether by serving on boards or planting breathtaking gardens, we believe it is our responsibility to share the joys of plant artistry and to help make the world a more beautiful place.

Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL

  • President’s Circle Membership
  • Green Industry Membership
  • Pledge to the Science & Education Initiative
  • Display gardens for the Antique Garden Show
  • Teaching seminars in Spanish at the Garden. Participants include: Jose Mercado, Residential Maintenance Manager; Gabe Mercado, Construction Foreman; Jesus Montoya, Construction Foreman; and Raul Montoya, Construction Foreman.

Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

  • Philip Rosborough, Member of Board of Directors
  • Landscape design, construction, mulch for paths, etc. provided

Garden Club of Evanston, Evanston, IL

  • Member of Board of Directors
  • Support for annual House Walk. All proceeds are used to promote conservation and education as well as other civic projects including maintaining Shakespeare Garden at Northwestern University and both the Wildflower and Butterfly Gardens at the Grosse Point Lighthouse,
  • Wildflower Garden care provider.
  • Evanston High School plant donation through the Garden Club.

Music of the Baroque, Chicago, IL

  • Supported the annual gala benefit. Music of the Baroque is a chorus and orchestra specializing in the performance of 18th century music with performance venues as varied as the Harris Theatre in Millennium Park as well as neighborhood churches chosen for architectural interest and acoustic excellence.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

  • Financial support for the Horticultural and Landscape Architects Departments.

Bernie’s Book Bank, Lake Bluff, IL

  • Full support of their important Books For A Better Life mission to bring quality reading materials to families in need.

Fernwood Botanical Garden in Michigan, Buchanan, MI

  • Member of Board of Directors
  • Annual membership
  • Support for annual events

Mano A Mano Family Resource Center, Round Lake Park, IL

  • Support for annual Monarch Gala Fund Raising Event


Additional philanthropic efforts:


Chicago Architecture Foundation

Chikaming Open Lands, MI

David Adler Music & Arts Center

Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Francis W. Parker School

Libertyville Days

Mano A Mano Family Resource Center

Morton Arboretum